Jindal Global Law School hosts Global Colloquiums and International Webinars with Law Deans, International Judges and Law Firm Partners from Five Countries

 

Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) of O.P. Jindal Global University is organising major webinars and global colloquiums to contribute to the legal education and legal profession discourse both during and after the global pandemic, Covid-19.

Three high profile Global Colloquiums are being offered to lawyers, judges, law professors, law students and aspirants on three consecutive Saturdays, 25th April, 2nd May and 9th May. These are Webinars with Law Deans, Judges, Lawyers and Law Firm Partners from five different international jurisdictions, Africa, Australia, India, UK, and USA. These webinars are open access events with no fee charged to anybody for participating in it.

On Saturday, 25th April at 6:00 PM (IST) the Global Law School Deans’ Colloquium has been scheduled on the theme: “The Future of Global Legal Education”. This is a rare opportunity to interact with five distinguished Law Deans of the UK, USA and India representing University of Oxford, University of Southampton Law School, Cornell Law School, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law and Jindal Global Law School in a session moderated by the JGU Dean of Admissions, Professor Arjya Majumdar.

Participants may register at: https://bit.ly/2XD18iH

On Saturday, 2nd May, the upcoming webinar, Global Judicial Colloquium on the theme, “Rule of Law & Access to Justice in the Age of Uncertainty” has been scheduled. This will be moderated by Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, JGU. The session has two sitting judges of the Supreme Court of Hawaii in the USA, Judge President of the East African Court of Justice in Tanzania, former President of the New South Wales Court of Appeal and currently, the Governor of New South Wales, Australia and Former Judge, Supreme Court of India, Justice Arjan K. Sikri.

Participants may register here: https://bit.ly/2VAUVRA

On Saturday, 9th May, the webinar will be a Global Lawyers’ Colloquium with three distinguished lawyers and managing partners of the leading Indian Law Firms, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Company and Nishith Desai Associates, and two Senior Partners from the world’s prestigious law firms based in the USA and UK, namely White & Case, and Herbert Smith Freehills. This session will be moderated by the VC of JGU to discuss the theme of “Global Lawyering and the Corporate Legal Profession in Post-Corona World.”

Participants may register at: https://bit.ly/2xIzOVx

Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University expressed a lot of enthusiasm and said: “The Jindal webinars will discuss the most important issues relating to legal education, legal profession, administration of justice, dispute resolution and corporate legal practice. We have assembled some of the most outstanding lawyers, judges, law deans and jurists across the world from Australia, Africa, India, UK, and USA to discuss the future of law and justice during and beyond the global pandemic. This is a public interest initiative of Jindal Global Law School and O.P. Jindal Global University for providing open access to intellectually vibrant webinars to all persons in India and beyond who are interested to engage and participate in technology enabled platforms on critical issues relating to the rule of law and access to justice.”

Professor Anand Prakash Mishra, Director of Law Admissions at Jindal Global Law School and a key organiser of the Webinars expressed his delight in organising these sessions. He said, “We are getting over a thousand attendees for each of our webinars. The Question & Answer session is generating significant interest that we are receiving over two hundred questions in a webinar. The speakers answer selected questions depending on the availability of time and relevance. It is also a great way of our law school to be connected to all lawyers, judges, law academics, law students and others who are interested in the study, research and practice of law”.

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